Monthly Archives: September 2021

APN Candidate Questionnaire: Samuel Bacote, III; District 5, Atlanta Council

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  (APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the 2021 City of Atlanta Municipal Elections, this article presents District 5 candidate Samuel Bacote, III (pronounced “Ba-coat”) and his questionnaire responses to Atlanta Progressive News.   As a Board Member and the former Treasurer of the Development Authority of Fulton County, Bacote defended and supported a practice of giving controversial tax […]

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APN Candidate Questionnaire: Mandy Mahoney, District 5

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(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the 2021 City of Atlanta Municipal Elections, this article presents District 5 candidate Amanda “Mandy” Schmitt Mahoney and her questionnaire responses to Atlanta Progressive News.   Incumbent Natalyn Archibong (District 5) is running for Council President, making the District 5 seat one of several open seats on the Council in the 2021 […]

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APN Candidate Questionnaire: Liliana Bakhtiari; District 5

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(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the 2021 City of Atlanta Municipal Elections, this article presents District 5 candidate Liliana Bakhtiari and her questionnaire responses to Atlanta Progressive News.   APN published an interview in late 2020 with Bakhtiari when she announced that she would run again for District 5.     https://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2020/10/17/liliana-bakhtiari-to-re-challenge-councilwoman-archibong-in-2021/   Later, incumbent Natalyn Archibong (District […]

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Ordinance Seeks to Increase Affordability on Atlanta Beltline

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(APN) ATLANTA — On Wednesday, September 08, 2021, Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens (Post 3-at-large), a candidate for Mayor of Atlanta, introduced an ordinance aimed at increasing housing affordability in new housing developments located within the Atlanta Beltline Overlay District.   The Atlanta Beltline is a circle of paths, some already in place and some in planning, around the City […]

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Candidate Questionnaire: Jason Winston, Atlanta Council District 1

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(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the 2021 City of Atlanta Municipal Elections, this article presents District 1 candidate Jason Winston and his questionnaire responses to Atlanta Progressive News.    Councilmember Carla Smith announced she would not seek re-election in May 2021.   https://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2021/05/11/atlanta-council-district-1-race-wide-open-after-smith-retires/   The five candidates qualifying are Clarence Blalock, Nathan Clubb, Russell Hopson, Kelly-Jeanne Lee, […]

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Candidate Questionnaire: Nathan Clubb, Atlanta Council District 1

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(APN) ATLANTA — In our continuing coverage of the 2021 City of Atlanta Municipal Elections, this article presents District 1 candidate Nathan Clubb and his questionnaire responses to Atlanta Progressive News.    Councilmember Carla Smith announced she would not seek re-election in May 2021.   https://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2021/05/11/atlanta-council-district-1-race-wide-open-after-smith-retires/   The five candidates qualifying are Clarence Blalock, Nathan Clubb, Russell Hopson, Kelly-Jeanne Lee, […]

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